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Using a Chinese Takeout Container
Create a fun Baby Shower Gift for an expecting friend! Using a Chinese takeout container and a handmade paper fortune cookie this gift is adorable!

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  • How to sew a baby onesie. Onesie Baby Shower Gift - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather all of your supplies. You will need:
    - Onesie. Newborn or 3 months fit the best
    - Mini Chinese takeout container
    - Patterned paper
    - Printable fortunes
    - Ribbon
    - Scissors, tape, hot glue, pencil

  • How to sew a baby onesie. Onesie Baby Shower Gift - Step 2
    Step 2

    First, roll the onesie to fit inside the takeout container. Fold the onesie into thirds and tightly roll it up. It should fit perfectly in the takeout box.

  • How to sew a baby onesie. Onesie Baby Shower Gift - Step 3
    Step 3

    Place the onesie inside the takeout box.

  • How to sew a baby onesie. Onesie Baby Shower Gift - Step 4
    Step 4

    Decorate the takeout container with ribbon. Tape one end of the ribbon to the back of the box and tightly wrap it around the container and tape in place. I chose to tape the ribbon to the back of the container rather than the bottom so the box would sit level. I added a ribbon bow to the front of the container.

  • How to sew a baby onesie. Onesie Baby Shower Gift - Step 5
    Step 5

    To make the fortune cookie, start by cutting a circle out of decorative paper.

  • How to sew a baby onesie. Onesie Baby Shower Gift - Step 6
    Step 6

    Lightly fold the circle in half and then pinch the ends together. I had to lift the top layer of my half-circle over the bottom in the back to keep it from buckling.

  • How to sew a baby onesie. Onesie Baby Shower Gift - Step 7
    Step 7

    Add a dot of hot glue to keep the fortune cookie together in the center.

  • How to sew a baby onesie. Onesie Baby Shower Gift - Step 8
    Step 8

    Add a fun fortune! You can create your own or download a free printable from my blog. I wrote fortunes that would be appropriate for an expecting mother. I also customized the "lucky numbers" usually found on the bottom of a fortune with the expectant mother's due date.

  • How to sew a baby onesie. Onesie Baby Shower Gift - Step 9
    Step 9

    Attach the fortune cookie to the top of the takeout box with a dot of hot glue or tape. Fold the fortune and slide it inside the fortune cookie.

  • How to sew a baby onesie. Onesie Baby Shower Gift - Step 10
    Step 10

    You can add embellishments to the top of the takeout container like charms or bows.

  • How to sew a baby onesie. Onesie Baby Shower Gift - Step 11
    Step 11

    Your Onesie Baby Shower Gift is finished!

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